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Skinfood Fresh Apple Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skinfood Fresh Apple Essence product label collected on September 14, 2018 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Skinfood Fresh Apple Essence is 6.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust

Limited

None
CASTANEA CRENATA SHELL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CASTANEA CRENATA (CHESTNUT) SHELL EXTRACT

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Fair

None

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Limited

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
DIOSPYROS KAKI (PERSIMMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIOSPYROS KAKI FRUIT EXTRACT

None
ENANTIA CHLORANTHA (MOAMBE JAUNE)
Appeared as: ENANTIA CHLORANTHA BARK EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Robust

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Dimethicone, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Alcohol Denat., Castanea Crenata (Chestnut) Shell Extract, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Sorbitan Stearate, Cetearyl Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Olivate, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/Pvp Crosspolymer , Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Arginine, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sucrose Cocoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil , Isohexadecane, Diospyros Kaki Fruit Extract , Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract , Polysorbate 80, Disodium Edta, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Sodium Chloride , Sorbitan Oleate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Beta-Sitosterol, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract , Edta , Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol, Oleanolic Acid, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

After toner application, dispense an ample amount onto palm. Smooth gently over entire face until completely absorbed.

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